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‘Rang Rajasthan’ festival begins at Jawahar Kala Kendra

January 9, 2017, 12:47 pm

Rang Rajasthan festival kicks off at Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur.

Rang Rajasthan festival kicks off at Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur.

Jaipur: The third season of ‘Rang Rajasthan’ began at Jawahar Kala Kendra on Friday. Rajasthani artists will showcase their talent during this week-long event. Rajasthani plays, folk music concerts, and presentation of folklores will be some of the highlights. Noted poets including Vijay Mishra Danish, Dhanraj Dhadhich, Kainhaiya Lal Kanha, Bhagwan Sahay Pareek and Kalyan Singh Shekhawat will participate in a ‘kavi sammelan’ being organized at 5 pm on Saturday. Organizers said that Rang Rajasthan is a first ever Rajasthani language-based theater festival showcasing Rajasthani plays, Rajasthani folk performances, international theater, talk shows, celebrity seminars, art competition and many more things. It provides a platform where local theatre thespians and folk artists work with internationally and nationally acclaimed directors. First day (January 6): Performance of ‘The Mix of Rajasthan Band’ at ‘Krishnayan (Black Box)’ at 5 pm. Play- ‘Dulari Bai’ by esteemed Rajasthani language director from Bikaner – at Rangayan Auditorium at 7 pm Second day (January 7) Poetry session (Kavi Sammelan) to presented by famous Rajasthani Poets (Kavis) including Vijay Mishra Danish, Dhanraj Dadeech, Kanhaiya Lal Kanha, Bhagwan Sahay Pareek, and Kalyan Singh Shekhawat in Krishnayan Audi from 5 pm onwards in Krishnayan (Black Box), JKK. play – Mhe Raja The Praja’ at 7 pm in Rangayan (JKK) by Rajasthani Director Aashish Deo Chaaran Third day (January 8) play –Sahi Galat Ko Khel’ in Dholpuri Language by young director ‘Yogendra Singh Parmar along with Samar Veer Singh at Krishnayan (Black Box) at 5 pm- At 7 pm in Rangayan (JKK)- Esteemed Director Rajendra Panchal from Kota Bundi to present his play– ‘Katha SuKavi Suryakamall ki’ which will showcase the dilemma of Kavi Suryamal during the revolution of 1857 and his conversation with himself.

First published: January 6, 2017